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SubjectRe: [RFC v2 2/4] net: enables interface option to skip IP
On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 10:22 AM, Dan Williams <> wrote:
> My use-case would simply be to have an analogue for the disable_ipv6
> case. In the future I expect more people will want to disable IPv4 as
> they move to IPv6. If you don't have something like disable_ipv4, then
> there's no way to ensure that some random program or something doesn't
> set up IPv4 stuff that you don't want.
> Same thing for IPv6; some people really don't want IPv6 enabled on an
> interface no matter what; they don't want an IPv6LL address assigned,
> they don't want kernel SLAAC, they want to ensure that *nothing*
> IPv6-related gets done for that interface. The same can be true for
> IPv4, but we don't have a way of doing that right now.

I'll add this to my queue.


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